Colorado Immigrant Rights Groups Oppose Crackdown

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) -- Colorado immigrant rights groups are demanding changes to a report that recommends softening the Department of Homeland Security's controversial effort to identify illegal immigrants.
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition is holding a rally on Monday at the Denver Immigration Court House to demand that government officials suspend enforcement until changes are made. They say the report falls far short of addressing flaws that prevent the program from being a law enforcement tool that respects community policing, civil rights, and does not operate outside its mandate. The federal task force is recommending that federal officials only use the program to identify serious criminals and not people accused only of minor traffic offenses, and that crime and domestic victims and witnesses not be subject to enforcement actions.


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  • by me Location: here on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:42 AM
    This is what we do, if you are illegal its ok, pay 50.00 towards our debt, take the test and prove you are working, not a rapist or something horble and you legal, i pray for all of you white and brown alike, we can fix this without hate or government for that matter they make this mess worse as far as i am concered.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 22, 2011 at 12:19 AM
    Whites used to be so proud to build america,you were like mexicans now a days,what the hell happened!!was it black slavery, cheap help from latinos that made you soft.I guess s!@# happens when you think your better than eveybody else!!!
  • by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 07:31 PM
    Im conviced both whites and latinos are created equal.some talk trash to each other and some make good points,shutup
  • by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 06:18 PM
    This is so ridiculous already, why b&*$#h anymore, what's done is done, everyone needs to shut up and realize that people are out there dying from cancer, loved ones @ war, some of us have no parents, children missing. Before you start judging and flappin those lips, think about what's right in front of you. Things could always be worse~enjoy your cruise, have a happy life
  • by Brat on Sep 21, 2011 at 01:42 PM
    Okay, so we should be Mexico, and all of our new "citizens" get to work for us cleaning up the dump!!
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      by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 06:00 PM in reply to Brat
      yeah wil start with your nasty house then your car then your dirty bologna eating kids!!!!!
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        by me on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:48 AM in reply to
        you are both out of line, come on stop the hate, of course maybe this is what our government wants so lets not give them that both sides will have to come together with or without dumb a @@ politicans.
  • by me Location: here on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:25 AM
    I can't belive some of these comments. we are all human, eat, breath, hurt, bleed the same. we all have the same basic needs. let there be peace. Picture this, u live in a poor mexican city, 2 kids, sewage in street no food jobs money, tell me you would not want to come here and give them a better live, don't agree with doing it illegaly but if you are in that situation how do you do it legaly, we need to fix the system and have sympthany for all. obey the law at best as you can though.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 11:45 PM in reply to me
      Best response of them all god bless you!!!!!!!
  • by me Location: here on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:14 AM
    look i am white and think the hate on all sides needs to stop. I want to see all illigals, legal in a legal law abiding manner, not amnesty, it is an issue that is complex and need fixed, there are hard workers, and lazys on all sides, same with criminals. The system needs fixed but lets not hate one another.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 06:37 PM in reply to me
      IM BROWN AND I AGREE.ALL LATINOS ARE GETTING A BAD RAP FOR THIS.AFTER READING THIS COMMENTS PAGE IVE NOTICED ITS BECOME RACIST,ITS REALLY GONE OFF THE SUBJECT.SHUT UP BOTH SIDES,INSULTS AND NAME CALLING ISNT GOING TO GET US NOWHERE.WHAT IS THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 22, 2011 at 12:40 AM in reply to me
      tru dat
  • by Anonymous on Sep 20, 2011 at 05:58 PM
    ALL US LATINOS GET OFF THIS SITE AND LET THE GAVACHOS DWELL ON THERE HATE.F!@# EM,WE KNOW ITS ALL TO LATE TO DO ANYTHING!!!!THERE JUST SCARED OF THE NEW FACE OF AMERICA!!!
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      by Nun on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:46 AM in reply to
      Thank You, and while your at it get out of my country.
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        by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:46 PM in reply to Nun
        YOUR COUNTRY,ITS EVERYBODY COUNTRY,DIDNT YOUR STINGY MAMA TEACH YOU HOW TO SHARE,YOUR DADDY SHARED YOUR MAMA
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          by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 05:57 PM in reply to
          Yeah i slimed your mama
  • by Anonymous Location: gj on Sep 20, 2011 at 07:26 AM
    the indains should have killed all the beaners hundreds of years ago
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      by Anonymous on Sep 20, 2011 at 09:47 AM in reply to
      WHAT ARE INDAINS YOU DUMMY.THE MEXICANS,BLACK SLAVES AND THE INDIANS SHOULD OF GOTTEN TOGETHER AND SKINNED ALL OF YOU PASTEY FOOLS!!!WELL NOT ALL OF YOU JUST THE ROTTEN BUNCH.
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        by Guest on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:48 AM in reply to
        Mexicans are just proof that Indians F@&Ked Buffalo and that s*%t flows downhill.
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          by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:41 PM in reply to Guest
          KEEP YOUR DADDY AWAY FROM THE SHEEP,DID YOUR UCLE MAKE YOU SQEAL LIKE A PIG OR WAS IT YOUR SISTER INBREED
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      by Anonymous on Sep 20, 2011 at 09:54 AM in reply to
      MAN I SEE SO MANY WHITE FOLKS LINED UP AT ALL THE DRIVE THRU'S IN ALL THE TACO JOINTS,I THINK EVERYBODY'S A BEANER NOW.
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        by Rastaman2010 on Sep 21, 2011 at 03:09 PM in reply to
        speaking of taco joints, is Taco Time any good? I'm glad we have more than Toxic Hell to choose from now!
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          by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 at 05:50 PM in reply to Rastaman2010
          Cant be any worse than hot dogs and bologna that americans came up with nasty.
  • by BA Location: Grand Junction on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:36 PM
    I know this is a rather hot debate, because of the race issue, but I was wondering if I read this correctly. Are they saying that if your crime is petty enough and you don't get booked, they don't want to look into weather you are legal or not? I can see where they might be trying to save some time and energy. I imagine trying to do a back round check on anyone who gets into even a small scuffle that is a minority might get expensive and time consuming. Are they saying they only want to do it when a person is taken into custody? Although I think that makes sense, I think anyone here illegal would probably be smart enough to stay out of trouble for fear of being deported.
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